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Time to Celebrate American Education Week!

Despite what some misguided media may say, there are plenty of wonderful, amazing and compelling things happening in our public schools. Check out what we saw in Nashville, Tennessee.

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LILY IN THE NEWS
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'RABBLE ROUSERS'
MEET THE 'RABBLE ROUSERS'
LILY'S POST-ELECTION MESSAGE
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LILY'S POST-ELECTION MESSAGE
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A Look at the Whole Child Approach (Like Football)

If a football team wants to win, it must be able to execute all of the plays in its playbook, not just a couple. That means the quarterback must throw, receivers must catch, running backs must carry the ball, kickers must kick and everyone must execute their blocking assignments.

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We Love it When Parents are Involved in School

I remember when I first started teaching sometime in the late 1800s when one of the moms of one of my 4th graders came to the class to apologize. She had always been The Room Mother for her kids, but this year she was working outside the home, and she was apologizing for not being More…

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NEA Foundation Online Classes: A Great Resource for You!

The NEA Foundation courses are intended to develop collaborative skills and content knowledge. The courses promote union-district collaboration as a tool for systems change and were developed by field experts, using a rich selection of resources.

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Florida: Voters shine bright

Today, was Sunday and a fabulous day to take Souls to the Polls. Especially if you’re in Florida and the sun is shining and you’re marching in the streets (literally) with true believers that it is our civil and moral duty to vote for people who care about children and families. More…

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Michigan: Let’s make election history for our schools

Wow…so exhilarated! Today I shared the stage with labor greats Mary Kay Henry of SEIU and Dennis Williams of UAW. Even President Barack Obama made an appearance at the rally to support champions for education. What makes my job the best? Speaking to a huge crowd excited to elect people who will fight for our More…